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March of Time -- outtakes -- French discuss Czechoslovakia's problems; parade

Film | Accession Number: 2000.210 | RG Number: RG-60.2155 | Film ID: 2246

French Army Commission discusses Czechoslovakia's problems at a special meeting. General view of committee listening to its president expose the problem of Central Europe. Committee President, Miellet, deputy of Belfort, points to Czechoslovakia on the map and stresses the gravity of the present situation. CU, President Miellet. The members discuss measures to safeguard France and agree to ask the government to increase French armaments. General shot of Czechoslovak officers surrounding their chief Colonel Kalina, Military Attache at the Legation (wearing spectacles). Colonel Kalina conversing with Lieutenant Colonel Vleck. CU of Colonel Kalina. Col. Kalina speaking with two officers on his right. At the Invalides in Paris. Officers inspecting old cannons, trophies of Empire wars. Officers enter the Court of Honor. Officers exiting from the museum are welcomed at the Invalides by its military commander, Major Meunier. Accompanied by Major Meunier, the group enters the Invalides. INT, inserts of: CU, pictures of Masaryk, Wilson and Independence Hall on wall of Czech home. CUs, individual of Wilson, Masaryk and Independence Hall. CU, diploma MD degree Thomas Wilson Gibson, Columbia University. There are also scenes of a parade and peasants plowing the countryside.

Event:  April 3-June 2, 1938
Paris, France
Prague, Czechoslovakia
New York, NY, United States
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:43:09
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